Kristin L. Kingsbury

Kristin L. Kingsbury

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Maple Grove, MN

Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.
 | 6900 Wedgwood Road, Suite 200
Maple Grove, MN 55311
Phone: 763-560-5700
Fax: 763-560-0119
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation
Attorney Profile

Kristin is an experienced commercial litigator and represents clients across a variety of sectors in both state and federal courts. Representative clients include commercial land owners and fdevelopers, commercial landlords and tenants, and manufacturers. Kristin's practice has centered on real estate litigation, land use litigation, advising and negotiting commercial landlord/tenant disputes, related construction and general contractor issues, employment litigation, project management of multi-unit development, including environmental review, land use planning, and liquor licensing. Kristin also counsels clients on land use permitting and environmental review matters pending before cities, townships, and other regulatory agencies. She has handled lawsuits, appeals, alternative dispute resolution, and works to find solutions before the need for litigation arises.

About Kristin Kingsbury

Admitted: 2005, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected by SuperLawyers as a Top Women Attorneys, Minnesota Law and Politics, 2014-2016.
  • Selected by SuperLawyers as a Minnesota Rising Star, Minnesota Law and Politics, 2012-2015.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court, 2011
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, 2011
  • United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2010
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2006
  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Hennepin County Bar Association, 2005-2016
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Civil Litigation, Art & Entertainment Section, 2005-2016
  • American Bar Association, 2011-2015


  • Defeated a motion to dismiss before the United States District Court, District of Minnesota, by establishing that the borrower could state a claim that the lender violated the Minnesota Dual Tracking Statute, 16-cv-00167 (PAM/JSM), 2016
  • Defeated a motion for a temporary restraining order before the United States District Court, Minnesota, alleging violation of the Minnesota Trade Secrets Act and Computer Fraud Abuse Act, 16-cv-00471 (DSD/LIB), 2016
  • Used defense of tenant in a commercial eviction action  to leverage settlement of a complex partnership dispute, 2015
  • Assisted in preparing successful motions to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and failure to state a claim upon which relief may be granted, resulting in the dismissal of claims valued at $10 million dollars,HSBC Bank USA, NA v. Resh et. al 3:12-cv-00668 (RCC), 2015
  • Commenced suit for specific performance against purchaser of a leasehold interest and prevailed over motion to dismiss by defeating liquidated damages clause,ADF MidAtlantic, LLC v. Klein Enterprises, LLC, 13-cv-00559 (WMN), 2013
  • Obtained court-imposed monetary sanctions for $625,000.00, due to finding that adverse party had spoliated electronically stored information,Multifeeder Technology, Inc. v. British Confectionery Ltd., 09-cv-1090 (JRT/TNL), 2012
  • Obtained judgment in excess of $950,000.00, including prejudgment interest, in a commercial encroachment matter, also obtained a liability determination for unjust enrichment on summary judgment, In re. MinnwestBank Litigation Concerning Real Property in Otsego, Minnesota,86-cv-11-621, 2011, 2012

Educational Background:

  • J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, Cum Laude, 2005
  • M.M., Colorado State University, Summa Cum Laude, 2000
  • B.A., St. Olaf College, Magna Cum Laude, 1997
Office Location for Kristin L. Kingsbury

6900 Wedgwood Road
Suite 200
Maple Grove, MN 55311

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Last Updated: 3/4/2019

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